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Re: [Pkg-mol-devel] Bug#445359: [RFH] Mac-on-Linux for Debian lenny

On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 11:09:04AM -0300, Rogério Brito wrote:
> Hi, Gaudenz.
> Sorry for being MIA, but I'm working on many things now (including
> working on lame and doing things for my own research---if I continue
> this way, I'll be a Mr. Mediocrity Researcher on my own area).
> On Jul 16 2008, Gaudenz Steinlin wrote:
> > Just a short update on this bug if somebody has more time to work on
> > this. I will be only partly available until the begining of august.
> Will you be able to attent DebConf 8? I have a pressing need of *not*
> going, for some reasons beyond my control. :-(

no I won't be there neither... :-(

> > I will be able to respond to mail, but most likely not be able to work
> > on the package.
> > 
> > * The current version of mol in testing and unstable works with the
> >   patches from SuSE. So no update to mol or the driver packages is
> >   needed to fix the RC bug on mol-source.
> Nice.
> > * The fix needed to be able to build mol kernel modules with the current
> >   Debian kernel was rejected by the kernel team. They only accept
> >   pachtes also accepted upstream and upstream does not like the patch.
> >   The longterm way forward is to integrate the mol modules into the
> >   upstream kernel.
> One thing that I have not checked is the following: are the patches from
> SuSE that change the kernel only the symbol export or are they more
> "intrusive"?

They are more intrusive. But I did not look at them very closly. Mostly
fixes to make the modules work with the latest kernel.

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Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
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